noun Date: 1821 a person who composes words or music or both especially for popular songs • songwriting noun

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  • Songwriter — A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition (chords) or melody to songs, or both. That is to say, a songwriter is a lyricist, a composer, or both. The word songwriter is however more commonly used to describe… …   Wikipedia

  • Songwriter — Sọng|wri|ter 〈[ raıtə(r)] m. 3; Mus.〉 jmd., der die Musik u. manchmal auch Texte für (populäre) Songs komponiert [engl.] * * * Song|wri|ter [ sɔŋra̮itɐ ], der; s, [engl. songwriter, eigtl. = Liedschreiber]: jmd., der Texte [u. Melodien] von… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • songwriter — noun Someone who writes the lyrics and usually the music of songs. We are now collaborating with a famous songwriter. See Also: songwriting, singer songwriter …   Wiktionary

  • songwriter — [[t]sɒ̱ŋraɪtə(r), AM sɔ͟ːŋ [/t]] songwriters N COUNT A songwriter is someone who writes the words or the music, or both, for popular songs. → See also singer songwriter of rock n roll s greatest songwriters …   English dictionary

  • songwriter — UK [ˈsɒŋˌraɪtə(r)] / US [ˈsɔŋˌraɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms songwriter : singular songwriter plural songwriters someone who writes songs …   English dictionary

  • Songwriter — Song|wri|ter [...raitə] der; s, <aus gleichbed. engl. songwriter, eigtl. »Liedschreiber«> jmd., der Texte [u. die Musik] von Songs schreibt …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • songwriter — /sawng ruy teuhr, song /, n. a person who writes the words or music, or both, for popular songs. [1815 25; SONG + WRITER] * * * …   Universalium

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